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2013-07-04 04:20:43

LONDON, July 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- One of Scotland's most famous football clubs is advertised for sale on http://uk.BusinessesForSale.com. Hearts of Midlothian, who were the Scottish Premier League's second-best supported club last season, have appointed BDO to oversee their administration. On June 27th BDO announced that potential buyers had two weeks to lodge bids for the Edinburgh-based club. Founded in 1874, Hearts are one of Scotland's oldest clubs....

2013-05-09 16:25:22

MANCHESTER, England, May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfred have made Manchester City the new favourites for the 2013/14 season at 7/4 following the news of the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson at the end of this campaign. David Moyes will pick up the reigns at Old Trafford on July 1 but there has been little interest in the Reds who have now drifted from 11/8 to 2/1 to retain their title. Betfred go 8/11 for Moyes not to win a trophy in his opening season as Manchester...

2013-02-11 12:22:42

MANCHESTER, England, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The day after paying out early on Manchester United to win the league bookie Fred Done believes his beloved team can win the treble. Betfred boss Fred Done said, "The league is in the bag, that's why I've paid out early, but I honestly think this side can add the Champions League and the FA Cup. I had my doubts at the start of the season but I believe this side is better than the treble winning team of 1999....

2013-02-11 08:22:54

MANCHESTER, England, February 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Betfred boss Fred Done is making his earliest ever pay-out on his beloved Manchester United winning the Premier League title. And that comes despite the Salford bookie famously losing over GBP1million by paying punters early on United and getting burned twice before - including last season. Sunday's 2-0 victory for Sir Alex Ferguson's men over Everton combined with Manchester City's shock 3-1 loss at...

2012-10-25 11:22:41

ZOETERMEER, The Netherlands, October 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sir Alex Ferguson Hails "major step forward" with Toshiba Medical Systems - Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed the "signing" of an agreement with Toshiba Medical Systems as the biggest step forward the Premier League club has taken in many years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121025/570915 ) Toshiba Medical Systems has become the Official Medical Systems...

2009-02-24 13:28:52

Police in England say hooded men kicked in the door of soccer player Darren Fletcher's home and robbed his family at knife point. Monday night's home invasion was the latest in a series against the homes of British soccer players known to be away playing teams in other countries, reported The Daily Telegraph. Fletcher, 25, who plays for Manchester United, had left for Italy earlier in the day. Three hooded men burst into the home, threatening Hayley Grice, Fletcher's fiancee and also...

2005-11-12 13:23:36

By Kenny MacDonald GLASGOW (Reuters) - The United States were held to a 1-1 draw by Scotland in a friendly at Hampden Park on Saturday after taking an early lead through a Josh Wolff penalty. The Americans, who have qualified for the World Cup finals for the fifth successive tournament, were pegged back by an Andy Webster equaliser after 37 minutes and there was no further scoring in the second half. Wolff put his side ahead after Scottish captain Christian Dailly pulled down...